Iconic photos: Private Dancer Live

Tina Turner Private Dancer album In our series about iconic Tina Turner photos we selected this time a famous concert photo from the 1985 tour. It pretty much summarizes everything about the mid-80s rock style and fashion, namely jeans and leather. Furthermore, it adds certain key Tina Turner elements and distills everything to one of the most famous live shots of her. Continue reading

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Xmas lights for Tina!

Tina Turner - Swiss 2014 Birthday Zurich
So it is officially confirmed: Tina Turner is sponsoring her home community in Küsnacht with Christmas lights.The rock legend ensures that Christmas spirit comes to the Lakes. Together with representatives of the local council Tina Turner has examined various options and finally chosen the lighting “Golden Twig” (golden branch).  “As a citizen of Küsnacht Tina Turner is pleased to contribute to the townscape in this way”.
The donation remains secret. Tina Turner will pay for the cost for this year, yet, the amount remains a mystery. According to “Zurich newspaper” it is worth around 250,000 francs.

The lights will be switched on next week, November 26, on Tina Turner’s 75th birthday! Here is a first glimpse at the street with the decoration. Listen to a Swiss radio report of the event here!

Christmas decoration in Tina's street in Kusnacht

Christmas decoration in Tina’s street in Kusnacht (Nov.17. 2014)

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3 days to celebrate Tina Turner!

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This year party organizers: Sjef Huijbregts (hair) & Marco Skulschus (no hair)


“TINA 75″, this year celebrations of  Tina Turner’s 75 birthday are only just a few days away. And our fan party is making Germans newspapers! After a telephone interview with well-known newspaper Die Welt, several websites published our story such as Focus.de and Berliner Zeitung.  We are all very exited about it and it is thrilling to see that what started as a little party between a handful of friends/fans became such an event! A warm thinking to Anja Offermann who was also in charged of organizing the party in the previous years, and also to all of you who contributed in making it a success!

Once again, Tina won’t attend the celebrations! This is a non-profit weekend organized by fans for fans. If you wish to join us, please follow the process for both evenings explained in details here: Friday Evening & Saturday Evening.

A souvenir from last year party in Amsterdam created by me, Ben!

See you all in Berlin!

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Tina 75, Coming Soon!

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Dear Fans!

We have now started collecting donations for the Friday and Saturday events of the Tina Turner fan party weekend. If you would like to attend one or both evenings, please find the information on the donation process on the FB event pages and our website.

For the Friday party:

http://tinaturnerparty.com/program/friday

https://www.facebook.com/events/250581998453109/

For the Saturday party:

http://tinaturnerparty.com/program/saturday/

https://www.facebook.com/events/295811363899617

Thank you for your contributions and see you in Berlin!

Bitte, nicht vergessen euch für die Freitag Veranstaltung bei Marco Skulschus oder Sjef Huijbregts anzumelden. Das Buffet kostet 20 Euro pro Person. Ohne Anmeldung und Vorauszahlung steht ihr eventuell vor der Tür! Für die Samstagnacht Party wird um eine Spende für Deko u.a. gebeten…

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Awards, Streetlights & TV

CAMERA PRESS/David Dyson

CAMERA PRESS/David Dyson

Once again, Tina is making news with small video apparitions from her Swiss Mansion and in local newspaper:

A new video emerged today on Beyond Fb page of Tina giving thanks for receiving the prestigious TARA Awards in Bangkok. Very short but funny and of course always nice to see the Queen.

According to this Swiss Newspaper, Tina is donating Christmas lights for her street in Küsnacht. About 250.000 swiss francs  but the city has to vote about accepting it or not!

And finally, a few weeks ago, Tina appeared on German tv to congratulate singer Udo Jurgens on his 80th birthday! Here’s the video thanks to Anja!

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Behind the opening of the Tina Museum

Tina Turner Nutbush Live

Firstly,we know  it’s been a while since we’ve updated the blog and we apologize for that. We’ll keep on bringing you Tina stuff as long as we can! Today, we take you on a tour behind the scenes of the grand opening of the Tina Turner exhibition in Nutbush with tour guide Stephen Evans!

Photos & video credit: Stephen Evans & Anja Offermann.

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Tina at Munich’s OktoberFest

Tina Turner Munich 2014

Tina Turner & Erwin Bach attended the famous Munich’s Oktoberfest yesterday! Video & photo gallery inside the post!

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The Girl In The Fields With No Name

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“The lotus is a flower that grows in the mud. The thicker the mud, the more beautiful the flower blooms.” This Buddhist wisdom certainly rings true for Tina Turner’s life story. The seed of Tina Turner was planted deep in the Tennessee mud, Nutbush to be precise. A small town in the deep-south of the United States. Tina is not a person for nostalgia. So when she left Nutbush in her mid-teens, she hardly ever looked back.

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10 Things to Know About The New Tina Turner Museum

Tina Turner Museum Brownsville Nutbush 2014

By Erin Shaw Street – You know that Tina Turner song “Nutbush City Limits?” It’s about a real place–Nutbush, Tennessee, where she grew up. (Go on, you know you want to dance in your chair just thinking of the melody.) This week a museum dedicated to Tina’s legacy–and the community where she was raised–opens just down the road from Nutbush. The Flagg Grove School, where she spent her formative years, opens to the public this Friday after a painstaking restoration.

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12 Things You Learn From Listening To Tina Turner

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Listening to Tina Turner’s music isn’t just fun, games and dancing! You learn some important life lessons along the way. Inside this post the twelve most important things you can learn from listening to Tina. Find the answers to your must burning questions, such as: ‘who is doing what?’, ‘what about snuggling up in the back seat?’ and of course ‘what’s love got to do with?’!
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